We are a diverse group of trained and experienced doulas who feel compelled to serve New Orleans families as they transition into parenthood. To ensure the highest quality of care, each of our doulas first has to complete a doula certification training and is then required to participate in our monthly continuing education workshops.  We work collectively, utilizing back-ups in case of illness or absence, and relying on the wisdom of, not just the individual but, the whole: Birthmark is comprised of counselors, a chiropractor, nurses, lactation experts, artists, educators and mothers.  The benefit of choosing a Birthmark Doula is the support of an entire community.  Since 2011, we have provided over 1200 New Orleans families with quality, accessible and empowering pregnancy, birth and postpartum services.